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for tuesday. we go right back down to 49. >> thanks, gwen. >>> that does it for us this morning. stay tuned for fox news sunday. join us back here tonight at 10:00 for the latest news and weather. see you then. >> chris: i'm chris wallace, two big issues, today. the fiscal cliff talks, stuck in neutral. and, growing concern syria will use chemical weapons, against its own people. ♪ >> c with just 23 days to go, and more posturing than progress, will the white house and republicans cut a deal to avoid big spending cuts and tax increases? we'll talk with two senators on the front lines of the debate. democrat charles schumer, and republican, bob corker. then, the u.s. draws a red line. telling syrian president aassad not to use chemical weapons in the country's civil war. we'll discuss the intelligence and the possible fallout with israel's ambassador to the u.s., michael oren, a fox news sunday exclusive, plus the supreme court agrees to take up same sex marriage. we'll ask our sunday panel what the court is likely to decide, whether gays have a constitutional right to marriage
and for trucks, it's much higher. it was easy for us to find motorists in montgomery county who occasionally used the ecc. >> when we need it, it saves under the circumstance time. >> whoever uses it? >> and i used a couple. that is about it. >> and most days, the traffic is light to moderate. phil andrews, never a fan of the icc, believes the tolls on the highway are way too high and they should be cut drastically in order to draw more traffic on to the six-lane roadway. >> and that is too much. cut them in half, double the traffic and you raise the same amount of revenue and make it a use willful road for the people -- useful road for the people on it and the roads that the car comes off of. >> reporter: the maryland transportation authority said the traffic is growing at the rate of three percent -- 3% per month and first-year revenues higher. they said the toll roadways purpose is to provide relatively congestion tree travel with reliable travel times. and it will respond directly, presumably priestly to cut the tolls in half. reading between the lines and the statements, it sounds like the
eyes on the clock. thanks for staying with us. i'm maureen umeh. come new year's eve when we count down to midnight, we're counting down to the so-called fiscal cliff. if congress does nothing, taxes go up on everyone. mike emmanuel has more. >> reporter: lawmake -- lawmakers return to capitol hill in a last-minute attempt going over the fiscal cliff. congressional leaders are looking to avoid tax hikes on most americans but key disagreements on eptitlesments and tax rate thresh finds remain. president obama's original plan called for increasing taxes on families earning more than $250,000 now $400,000 could be a number on the negotiating table. >> the $400,000 level seems to me to be with about right. that represents about the top 1% of income earners in the country and is they got knee% of the growth and there is some flexibility there. >> reporter: the republicans say the u.s. is not facing's revenue problem. >> i feel like i'm a lifeguard and we have to save as many people from drowning and higher taxes as we can. >> reporter: in the weekly address to the nation, president obama urg
on the gun control debate. thank you for staying with us tonight. i'm maureen ume. >> and i'm laura evans. the edge begins with a discussion that will likely carry on well into the new year, gun policy. regardless of which side of the debate you are on, the goal is ending gun violence. a crowd gathered in the columbia heights neighborhood for a vigil to do just that. the sorry yil and march to a nearby church was in honor of 20 children and six school staff members killed in connecticut. president obama says this is not just an issue for lawmakers and law enforcement. he says it's going to take all americans standing up and saying enough on behalf of our kids. >> with what took place in connecticut, many citizens are feeling a driving force to come out and speak in opposition to the gun violence which plagues our country. >> some people we spoke with tonight support an all-out gun ban. others say there should be a way to cut down on the violence while still protecting the secretary amount. in newtown, the last of the school shooting victims has now been late to rest. 17-year-old josephine
carolina was a kick in the pants for the redskins. stay with us. we'll be right back. >>> welcome back. whether mike shanahan knew it or not, what he said after the loss to carolina motivated his players. they were 3-6 entering the bye week. that's when shanahan was asked, where do you go from there? he said, it's time to evaluate and see who will be here for years to come. although he explains that his words were taken out of context. >> at the bye, people didn't give us a chance. our coach explains that he didn't mean that he gave up us on. we still have a chance. you know, we gave us a chance. >> a lot of people were inspired by it. you know, coach came in and explained what he meant the day after. when he left that meeting, he knew exactly where you stood. he expected you to play your best. he thought for sure that we were still in the race. he was having a moment of frustration but the whole team knows exactly where he stands and that's our assessment of that >>> off the wall is coming up and we are talking about two quarterbacks. >> yes. >> and one point guard. >> who might be he
before friday. >> friday eve if you will. >> friday eve. that's right. live look outside at the u.s. capitol dome on this chilly thursday morning. all right. good morning to you. i'm wisdom martin. >> i'm allison seymour in for sarah simmons this morning. welcome to fox 5 morning news. >> gwen will join us now to talk about our chilly weather. things have changed. >> we'll get back to reality. no more 70s. chilly mornings kicking in. we don't have as many clouds as we had yesterday because we have a ridge of high pressure in control. so skies fairly clear. just a few high clouds for -- to the north and west of us. other than that, not much happening. we will have plenty of sunshine ahead. 36degrees at reagan national airport. 31 at dulles and 30 at bwi sure good marshall, a far cry from those 50s where we were yesterday. winds are light and they will remain light and calm throughout the course of the day. we are talking about plenty of sunshine. your high today, 46 degrees. it will be chilly. bundle up if you are heading out anywhere today. trust me. it is not going to warm up muc
'll begin with a disturbing discovery at a high school in fairfax. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm brian bolter. >> i'm shawn yancy. administrators found a loaded gun in robinson secondary school. fox 5's audrey barnes has the latest from the newsroom. >> fairfax county schools have an e-mail alert system called keep in touch . that's how parents found out about a gun found at secondary school at robinson. school officials immediately le rachel shrineman has three kids at the school and was instantly concerned when she received an e-mail alert about the discovery. >> i have a 7th grader who didn't really know what had happened. my 10th grader had heard, but it was dealt with so quickly that i think the kids felt very safe and i haven't seen my 12th grader yet today. >> reporter: investigators say there was an ammunition magazine in the weapon, but they didn't release any other details about what led them to the locker. >> of course, i mean it's concerning, but it can happen anywhere. so i don't see that robinson is any different than any other school that could have something like this
. >>> thats for joining us at 6. he's off tonight and minutes ago, president obama addressed the nation regarding the status of the fiscal cliff talks. now, this comes after a late afternoon meeting with the top four congressional leaders. fox 5s audrey barnes has been monitoring this in our newsroom. what did the president have to say? >> reporter: we're going get to the president's remarks in just a moment. first, we want to backtrack and tell but that last-hour summit with four senior lawmakers. they were called to the white house for discussions today at 3:00 p.m. and guy 4:15, it was all -- by 4:15, it was all over. nancy pelosi left the meeting without making a comment but harry reid headed to the senate floor to address members of congress&so did mitch mcconnell. both men described the negotiations as positive and constructive and say the next 24 hours are critical. >> we are engaged in discussions. the majority leader and myself and the white house in the hopes that we can come forward as early as sunday and have a recommendation that i can make to my conference and t
there and giving us a preview of the tree lighting throughout the broadcast. >> we want to find out what the forecast is. gwen is in for tucker barnes to tell us about that. >> it is going to be cold. make sure you dress warm no matter where you are going this morning. mother nature is seriously bringing us back to a reality check. a few high clouds. high pressure in control today. we are talking mainly sunshine. skies expected to be bright. and here's a look at our current temperatures. 35 at reagan national airport. 26 at dulles and bwi at 30. yesterday we were into the 50s. no such luck this morning. don't have to deal with the winds we had yesterday. so no windchills. into the course of today, here's a look at your planner. much cooler conditions expected. midday about 42 degrees. but bright skies and cold. we have changes coming up for the weekend, i'll have those details later. back to you. >> all right. on the roads right now, what we're finding is the accident activity still in the clearing stages. tractor trailer overturn losing a load of pineapple on the highway. has to be off
this to happen because you told us about it. but still, it's like no! we liked that couple of days. >> it is kind of like the lunch bag letdown. you are a kid, you open your lunch bag and it's like oh, not what i thought. >> mother nature whipped them in and whipped them out. bundle up if you are heading out. it is seriously chilly out there. we have a few high clouds to the north and west of us but other than that, we are expecting clear conditions and lots of sunshine today. ridge of high pressure is in control and that will set us up for sunshine. yesterday's highs, 63 at reagan national airport. 61 at dulles and 64 at bwi thurgood marshall. temperatures will be some 20 degrees or so cooler than that into the course of today and actually, even with our high today, we will be below the seasonal average. the 70s are long gone. so don't expect them anymore. here is a look at where we stand right now. 30 at dulles. 2 at bwi thurgood march marshall. winds are light. they will remain that way throughout the course of the day. our high today, expected to be 36 degrees. no shortage of sunshine. you wi
the next step is. >> reporter: somehow the city will use the meters in the future, even if they have to paint over the red. the other big bill show coresponse order, loring speed camera fines, it passed last night. more that tonight at 6 and hearing from the mayor, shawn. back to you. >> thank you. >>> and a bank was evacuated when someone tried to blow up the atm. sky fox is over the scene in shelton boulevard. someone called to report a explosion overnight. security video later conern -- confirmed an explosive device went off around 4 a.m. the atm was scotched to damage and still functions. police evacuated the bank and northbound homes this afternoon after a dog detected a possible second device behind the bank. they gave us the all clear a short time later. >>> a developing story in maryland. a 34-year-old man is dead and his 54-year-old brother hurts after they were apparently intensionally run over this morning in gaithersburg. police found the car that hit them and now they trying to figure out who was driving it. paul wagner has more on the investigation. >> reporter: when po
will break out and will be with us for a time tomorrow, tomorrow during the day and things will taper down by tomorrow afternoon. what can we expect? like wednesday and monday, the snow/rain line setting up in the metro. the farther west and east of the city, the lesser your chance of any issues here. primarily rain. winter weather advisory across the northern tier of maryland, west virginia. it's no longer there. i'm not sure if they've canceled it or having a problem with the map. partly sunny skies. not as windy as yesterday. high 42. winds out of the north and west at 5 to 10. update on the forecast and we'll look at the weather advisory in a couple of minutes. back to you. >>> and keep up with the storm with the fox 5 weather app. download it on your droid, ipad or iphone. search for d.c. weather in the app store. you can also text fox 5 weather to 29473. and tony, it is -- >> free. >> exactly. >> thank you. >>> a massive winter storm system is now blamed for at least 16 deaths nationwide, including one in maryland. the storm dumped up to 2 feet 6 snow in up update new york and new en
moving through shortly. that could give us a sprinkle. maybe a light shower. let's get to the numbers and we'll take a look at current conditions. reagan national 51 degrees. highs into the mid to upper 50s. 46 at dulles. reporting fog this morning. and 48 degrees at bwi marhsall. local radar not a whole lot happening at the moment. we have rain shower activity developing here well to the west. there's your cold front and again partial sunshine here this morning. cloud up for a time during the middle of the day. and then we should quickly clear out this afternoon. so generally a dry tuesday for you. we will be dealing with this front as it moves through. here's your forecast for today. by noon might be a sprinkle. cooler temperatures moving in along with breezes to 25 miles per hour. that's weather. allison, tony, back up stairs to you guys. >> tucker, thank you. routines are expected to resume today for some in newtown, connecticut. >> some students and teachers will head back to the classroom as fup raleigh services for the victims continue. what you are seeing there
>>> this is a live look outside at the u.s. capitol dome. it is thursday. the temperatures creeping downward. we've had it good for a couple of days but now it looks like things are returning back on our normal cold weather. i'm wisdom martin. sarah simmons has the day off. time to check in on the weather. here is gwen. >> a very chilly start to the day. a far cry from where we've been the last couple of days. that mercury really dropping. we'll show you what is going on. not a lot happening on our satellite-radar composite. we really don't have any clouds to talk about. things will be sunny into the course of the day. 28 at gaithersburg. 31 at baltimore. 36 at d.c. 4 at fredericksburg. a chilly 28 degrees for winchester. the same for culpeper. 46-degree for your day time high. the skies will be very bright and, unlike yesterday, the winds will be very light newout the course of the day. we had gusty winds yesterday but that is going to be not a factor at all. your full forecast coming up a little bit later. back to you. >>> taking a look at our top stories, fairfax county police ar
excitement over sunday's regular season finale keeps going. dave ross will join us with a look. fox5 morning news at enst starts now. >>> there's your live look outside. not a bad start to the day. could look very different 24 hours from now. tucker will tell you about that in a few minutes. this is friday, december 28, 2012. good morning, i'm tony perkins. >> i'm sarah simmons. alison seymour has the morning off. we are here to bring you the latest on the weather, well, tucker is. let's check in with him now. >> good morning. nice quiet start today. we have temperatures back in the 30s. it will be a decent friday. partly sunny. highs in the low 40s. less wind than yesterday. today we're fine, and then we've got this winter event for tomorrow. it's not going to be a big storm, but maybe enough to have light accumulations around here during the day tomorrow. reagan national now 36 degrees. dulles 33. bwi marshall 34 degrees. quiet start to the day. cloud cover at the moment. and as you look to the south and west, look into western tennessee and northern parts of mississippi and alaba
on the door. >> reporter: he overheard a man telling sherry his car broke down and could he use the phone to call for help. it was the last time they would talk and sherry was found dead an hour and a half later. she was bound, shot, and left hanging in a burning basement. >> and show would help anyone and that that could have been her downfall. she opened the door to help someone in need and. >> reporter: a man was indicted for the murder but charges were dropped when evidence appeared to clear him. the sheriff's office thinks newly tested forensic evidence may hold the key to the case. >> and we assigned new detectives to the case january of this year. they specialized in working on just this cold case. after a lot of times dedicated to the investigation, we're fortunate at this point that we have come to a new key piece of evident and, based on this evidence, it will allow us to identify a person or person or persons that were at the scene. >> reporter: a law enforcement source familiar with the investigation said that the evidence is dna. >> sherry was not only missed but very much lo
use, fox 5's bob barnard here with the late breaking developments. >> there's late word tonight several countries in the middle east are poised to offer asylum to syrian president bashar assad and his family if they agree to lead the country, this as world leaders including president obama are warn ing assad not to engage in chemical warfare. turkish officials have said they believe syria has 700 missiles, some of them long range. syria has not confirmed it has chemical weapons insisting it would never use anything like that against its own people. in the latest fighting rebels are said to be battling government troops near assad's headquarters in damascus. seran is the same gas used in the 1995 terrorist attacks in the tokyo metro system. the united states has warned syria using chemical weapons would trigger greater western intervention in this civil war there. >>> also making news this evening witnesses are explaining why no one pulled a man to safety after he was thrown in front of an oncoming train in new york monday. aen is in that subway murder is now -- a suspect in that
>>> hi, thanks for joining us. i'm maureen ume. >>> the top story tonight, the wind. the wind advisory expired about an hour ago. still, it is still pretty windy. how strong were the winds? let's go to fox 5's gwen tolbart. how strong were they out there, gwen? >> reporter: we had record at reagan national airport, dulles as well as baltimore were in excess of 40 to 45 miles per hour, reaching up to 51, actually, at dulles. there are some areas that maybe we didn't get reporting stations from yet. we'll have some update on that, but those winds are definitely strong. these are official numbers that came in just prior to the 5:00 hour. here is a look at current wind gusts now, still vety strong, from 17 to 32 miles per hour. they're going to start to diminish and that's good news. we'll have light wind as we move into the overnight hours. temperatures, 40 degrees at reagan. 37 at dulles. i want to say that those winds today gave a significant wind chill and only felt like it was in the low 20s in many of our neighborhoods. skies not too bad. we had a few clouds. we are looking
less painful. >> reporter: and the u.s. senate paying tribute with silence this afternoon. a nation in pain with some turning to action. this march in washington calling for stricter gun control measures. president obama said sunday at a memorial service that he planned to take executive action. >> are we prepared to say such violence visited on our children year after year after year to sell out the price of our freedom? >> reporter: hoping to provide comfort, owners of therapy dogs are wandering around town with animals and they're being approached by children and adults a like. jennifer davis, fox news. >>> schools across the country and here in our area had counselors and extra police perhaps as students return to class today. they hoping the added security might ease the anxiety by students and parents. >> reporter: first graders at district heights lamar start the morning discussing a story like any other day. then, something different. >> at this time, we're going have a moment of silence. >> reporter: silence to remember school kids just like themselves who never made it out
. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm maureen umeh. as relatives begin to say good- bye to their slain children, investigators in connecticut continue to work to better understand what happened. that includes interviewing two injured witnesses and digging deeper into the gun and computer use of the 20-year-old gunman. two young victims laid to rest monday, 6-year-old jack pinto, a huge new york giant fan, and 6-year-old noah pozner who loved learning how things worked. his twin sister was in a different classroom and survived. >> he was celebrated as a pure innocent child who had the promise of life ahead of him who brought joy to his family and to his community and will be sorely missed. >> reporter: funerals are planned throughout the week as the investigation into the mass shooting continues. authorities established adam lanza shot his mother four times in the head at their home while she was still in bed. they say he then went to newtown sandy hook elementary school where he shot open an entrance, then fired multiple magazines from a bushmaster ar15 rifle to kill si
in the wall street journal n when he said there's something terribly wrong when the problem with the u.s. economy is the u.s. congress. and i think that's it. people are pretty fed up, and all they're trying to do really is sort of damage control, andct not make themselves look worst than they look. >> lot of, just observers hereob in all of this, is this going to be the new normal, unproductive do nothing congress?co >> i think because of the political complexion of things, and extremism is sort of appreciated, and that congress people view just staying in office rather than doingdo something for the betterment of their country, coupled with just the institution that there's ath republican house, democratic president, a democratic senate, you are always going to have problems, but you have moremo problems than 10 or 20 years ago because of the political psyche of the elected officials. >> so many people thought, nowth that president obama was reelected, that we still wouldn't receive the same sort of gridlock in congress. >> it won't happen, it won't be different until incumbents are be
with a winter weather alert, another round of snow heading our way. thanks for joining us tonight. a winter weather advisory for the d.c. area will go into effect in just a few hours. fox 5's gary mcgrady has the latest tonight. >> thanks a lot. cold out there tonight is the first thing you'll notice. the snow is still hours away now. temperatures outside really dropping out in the suburbs, frederick right now 28, baltimore 32, here in town holding at 38 degrees, manassas is freezing, culpeper freezing, winchester freezing, martinsburg below. once this precipitation overspreads the area, i think it's going to start as all snow, here's what we're talking about. we're already beginning to see the faintest of returns back out to the west just about to cross over into at least parts of extreme western virginia. most of west virginia is covered up with some sort of precipitation now. distinct rain/snow line, too and the snow is falling around towards indiana up towards ohio, but cold air is in place, so we will get a pretty rapid changeover to some light snow it looks like overnight tonight. lis
under a dense fog advisory until 9:00 this morning. society rest of us, you may encount are a little fog but that won't be the big story today. i think the big story will be the breezes which will pick up out of the west here. it will be a gusty afternoon with wind gusting to about 30 miles per hour. there is your forecast. a little bit of everything. 58 with partial sunshine. that is the bottom line on the forecast. >> not bad. >> actually really nice temperature-wise. >> time now to check in with julie wright. >> good morning. very busy on the roads right now. foggy commute and this is what we're looking at through that fog. northbound along i-95 in the love lanes, the accident activity has been pulled over to the shoulder. of a got two lanes maintained in the hovs up through the franconia springfield parkway. overall, traffic on the northbound i-95 in the main line is slowing out of stafford leaving 60 courthouse road. this hov lane very slow as you continue northbound leaving the occoquan headed up toward the accident scene before you commit to 644. let's continue with our cameras. w
us tonight. i'm laura evans. >> i'm maureen umeh. we're joined by fox 5 sport director scott smith to kick off the night with a redskins win over the eagles. >> it's good to have rg3 back. he did have kind of like a bionic leg. wasn't his old self running all over the place. >> but they didn't have to do much. >> this team is kind of met morph sizing in front of our eyes. >> i like that word. >> another word we could throw out is maybe destiny, this team now a team of destiny, have not lost a game for seven weeks and today it came full circle because this crazy run of games began against the eagles five wins ago, never would have thought that win would kick off. this let's take a look at the highlights, the skins happy to have rg3 back on the field with that knee braced up. the final play of the 1st quarter skins down 7-0, nick foles industrialed by ryan kerrigan. richard crawford johnny on the spot scoops it up, one of two turnovers on the day, a season high five sacks in this game. led to the first of two kai forbath field goals. 2nd quarter skins find the end zone for the first
county, low 10 county and frederick county and this is setting up like a typical situation for us why where i-95 is the all-important line. south and east of that, you're talking about mainly rain and little, if any, accumulation and from d.c. to the north and west and that is where we think most of the accumulation is going to be. you can see the city's involved in the winter weather advisory. front royal, winchester, frederick, hagerstown, leesburg and rockville. it doesn't look like this is going to be a big storm at all for us, moving long quickly. the way we see it now, most of the snow will arrive for everyone before sunrise and basically coming in overnight tonight. for the d.c. area here, we're talking about snow and we'll see snow for most of the day tomorrow. the highest accumulations will be north and west which, is very typical around here and all of the precipitation, whether it's rain or snow, will be tapering off late in the day. coming up with the full forecast, will, we're talking about where we think the greatest accumulations will be and who sees an inch of wet snow
are watching today to mrs. per kins. tucker barnes joining us now. do you have a birthday wish today? >> not until next tuesday. let's get to the weather forecast. we have chilly temperatures to start your day. >> yup. >> i see you two making faces. 48 at reagan national. 47 at dulles and bwi marhsall. highs in the upper 50s. nice mild day. here's a look at -- satellite radar. nice and quiet in the moment. we got clear skies. partly sunny today. cold front out to the west. and there you go cloud cover will be increasing shortly and might get a sprinkle or light shower. you will notice the winds are going to pick up later this afternoon out of the west and north and west gusting to 15, 20 maybe 25 miles an hour. there's your forecast for today. and we're going to be mild with highs in the mid to upper 50s as the breezes pick up. more details on the weather in a couple minutes. let's talk to julie wright. >> all these birthdays and neither one of them brought in a slice of cake. >>> ways is a free app. download it and we can chat with each other. big delays on the outer loop trying to
much, gwen. that does it for us this morning. stay tuned for fox news sunday and join us back here tonight at 10:00 for the latest news and weather. go skins. >> chris: i'm chris wallace. with the clock ticking toward the fiscal cliff, it is crunch time on capitol hill. ♪ >> chris: as the new year rings in, we are headed to a major financial hangover. what happens if big tax hikes and spending cuts take effect? will washington come up with a last-minute compromise? plus, where are we headed on new demands for gun control? and, will we ever get all of the answers to the benghazi terror attacks? we'll cover a lot of ground when we sit down with two leading senators: democrat dianne fein and republican lindsay graham. also with 2012 in the rearview mirror we look ahead to 2013. our sunday panel weighs in on what we'll be talking about in the coming year. all, right now, on fox news sunday. ♪ >> chris: and hello, again from fox news in washington. well, it turns out the fiscal cliff is going to be a cliff-hanger. with less than two days until the new year, senate leaders are still
and to tell us why business owners are happy. >> reporter: it's about the mean. you know there is a lot of businesses and restaurants, bars around the verizon center and when the caps don't play, they take a beating. when they can't take in the revenue, they have to cut back on the hours employees are hire saided and -- hired and those employees take a beating. the verizon center transformed downtown, bringing many businesses and jobs to the area and they rely on the customers. >> they get hurt the most and -- they normally would be -- and on to christmas eve right now. >> reporter: preparations are underway for a big night. the staff is added, the kitchen is stocked and standard procedure for caps games except this season, there hasn't been any and tone's minor league hockey comes at the right time. >> absorter: a similar story outside of the verizon center. >> and that is about 60%. >> reporter: when the caps play some managers double their staffs. recently, able to do that. tonight, it's all hands-on deck. >> and they love the atmosphere and we t
in the economy. >>> gary is telling us what to expect. >> thanks a lot. wind has calmed down. but it's cold out there. one of the coldest nights of the season so far. your complete forecast is straight ahead. stay with us.  >>> how about that wind? had sunshine, but had gusts over 50 miles per hour. calmed down. the gustiness of the wind has diminished. 33 in town now. gaithersburg is 28. culpeper, 23 degrees. manassas, 25. get the wind down to about 5 miles per hour or so. skies relatively clear, allowing temperatures to cool off. a little bit of a breeze out still. in most cases, probably about 8 to 12 miles per hour. until you have windchill values, feels like 25 in town. feels like 17 for culpeper. hagerstown 19. that fluctuates back and forth, depending on the temperature. we are clear now. you can see there is a little bit of cloudiness working in our direction. i don't think this makes us cloudy, but brings across clouds. temperatures will be allowed to fall off tonight. looks like tomorrow morning, wake up with a little bit of cloudiness and some places. cloudy by tomorrow a
to us and we're able to exploit those holes when we can. >> and it is game day. the skins are riding a three-game winning streak and they will have their hands full when they take on the ravens in the battle of the beltways. >>> good morning. welcome to fox 5 morning news. while it is an historic day for same-sex couples in washington state, there is also a battle over the legalization of pot on the horizon and we'll find out what business owners are doing to cash in on the new law. >>> but first, a live look at fedex field. a dreary start to the morning. lots of people out there already, getting ready for the crowds. will it clear up in time for the game? gwen tolbert, what will the weather be like for the afternoon? >> we've got the clouds going and we've got the rain and it's really not going to be too much of a change. the seats are definitely going to be wet out there. be prepared, everybody. let's take a look at radar. we've got a fair amount of rainfall moving in acrossea. we've got a frontal system to the south of us that's going to move to the north as a warm front before it
christmas. >>> that's going to do it for us. join us back here tonight for the news. >> chris: i'm chris wallace, talks to avert the fiscal cliff st washington debates how to prevent more mass murders. ♪ >> chris: with nine days to go is it possible to make a deal to head off big tax increases, and spending cuts? we'll ask two senate leaders, republican john barrasso, and, democrat, kent conrad. then, as the nation mourns the victims of the newtown school shooting, we turn to a man of faith. for some answers. in these trying times he sees the need for a spiritual awakening. we'll discuss the sandy hook massacre and the meaning of christmas. with pastor rick warren. >>> plus, a change at the state department. as the benghazi report is finally released. we'll ask our sunday panel about the nomination of john kerry to replace hillary clinton. and, where the investigation of a terror attack that killed four americans goes now. and, our power player of the week, continues in holiday tradition, to show respect for veterans. all, right now, on fox news sunday. ♪ >> chris: and hello, again f
of food. >> wisdom martin introduces us to some people helping and find out how you can help too with our annual stuff a truck food drive which is tomorrow. >> before we take you to the break, a precious site is set to go on sale today. the world's largest cut dom pedro will be available for the public's eye. mined in brazil during the 1980s and named for the country's two emperors. we'll be right back.  >>> you know what that music means? stuff a truck. >> time to stuff a truck. >> many of you do give to charities and non-profits at this time of year. >> think of the capitol area food bank. you have a chance to help them out tomorrow during our annual stuff a truck food drive. wisdom is back with more on the needs of the hungry right here locally in our area. >> this is a big need and we need people to come out and help us stuff those trucks. it is greater and greater every year. talked with the volunteers who give so others can have. >> each thursday a crowd of people young and old come to the rolling crest community center. they are here to get food. >>
>>> good evening, thanks for joining us tonight. i'm maureen umeh. one of the top stories tonight, the winter weather we saw earlier today. this is what it looked like earlier. big, wet flakes falling and some rain. the winter weather advisory for us, our area, that ended and that doesn't mean all is clear just yet. the roads, they could get slick with temperatures dropping. we're going talk more about that in a few minutes. but first, with less than two days to go until we hit the so- called fiscal cliff, president obama's sum -- president obama summoned the house and summit leaders from both parties for a meeting on friday. if they can't reach a deal, taxes go up on all of us. plus, don't forget the impact on your 401k. audrey barns joins us with the latest. >> reporter: everyone involved in a meeting between republican and democratic leaders described it as productive, yet it didn't produce an agreement and there are two days left to get it done to avoid automatic tax hikes and across-the-board spending cuts. lawmakers involved in the white house summit vowed to keep chipping
the cowboys. the prize, a first class ticket to the playoffs. thank you for joining us. i'm maureen umeh. the redskins are neck and neck with the cowboys. the score is 7-7 at half time. fans are hoping the skins will come into the second half dominating. we are out live covering the game. audrey barnes is live in northwest with fans who are hailing their team hopefully to victory. audrey? >> reporter: this place is packed with redskins fans. when alfred morris scored a touchdown to tie the score, the noise in here, the fans were so excited. over at the field before the game there were plenty of people there getting in one more tailgate. they're all hoping this will not be the last game they get to cheer on their team. >> rg3, rg3! >> reporter: you would be hard pressed to find a more exciting group of fans. >> they flew home from germany to spend the holiday with us. >> reporter: and tomorrow is colby's 27th birthday. >> what's it like to celebrate your birthday at a playoff game like this? >> surreal feeling. it's great. to be here with the family and everybody. such a great game tonigh
because today is our big stuff a truck day. that is just how it works. you will join us for our annual stuff a truck food drive teaming up with the area capital food bank to help fill trucks with lots of food. we do this every year and help local families in need. >> beginning at 6:00 a.m., you can drop off donation at the following giant food stores. twelve other locations are on our website and at the bottom of our screen. you can also make a donation by calling the number on your screen or text feed cafb to 85944. we'll be checking in all morning to see how things are going. >> i sure hope they have the scarf and the heavy coat on, gwen went. they will need it to start the day. >> absolutely will. >> definitely. we've got some clouds outside and some fog to talk about as well. if you are venturing out anywhere on the highways and biways, just be careful. visibility certainly reduced. yesterday, we talked about how we would be below seasonal compared to how wave been above seasonal. reagan national airport kicked in at 44 degrees. dulles at 45 and b wait a minute thurgood marshall at
gathered at a vigil aimed at doing just that. lauren demarco joins us there. >> reporter: president obama says that this is not just an issue for lawmakers and law enforcement. he says that's going to take all americans standing up and say, enough on behalf of our kids. and that is why the community is coming out tonight. the vigil in columbia heights was held in honor of 20 children and six school staff members killed. local stool keepers trish and her husband tim were among those who gathered. >> hopefully that will lead to some momentum. >> reporter: president obama called vice president biden to head a task force. he called for ban of assault weapons. but they are gathering in response no this statement. >> with all the money in the federal budget, can't we afford to put a police officer in every single school? >> to me, adding more guns is not the right answer. >> we are seeing murders and murder-suicide, mass shootings on all different levels and to think that somebody as big as the national rifle association thinks that we should add more guns to that equation, to arm our teachers
maureen umeh joins us with the preview. >> i an expensive project that involves a lot of -- it's an expensive project that involves a lot of underground tunnels, expected to cost $40 million more than previously planned but is expected to provide relief much sooner. it's already started at the intersection of rhode island avenue and first vote northwest, work crews digging. they're making room for tunnels 6 blocks in length that will eventually be able to store 6 million gallons of stormwater and sewage. ward 5 council member kenyon mcduffie has been one of the main d.c. officials pushing the plan for his ward. >> what you're seeing is an unprecedented level of attention and resources focused on the flooding that's been occurring in bloomingdale. >> reporter: the work is expected to help stop this from happening, flash floods that submerge parts of bloomingdale and ledroit park time and time again last summer. >> this particular component is going to bring some of the structural changes to the corridor and have a direct impact on the flooding that's occurring over the summer a
the area. partly sunny friday for us. much less windy than yesterday. high temperatures in the low 40s. here is our next little storm. that will slide up through the tennessee valley and into the washington area by early tomorrow morning. a couple of features with it. look like it will trend a little colder so more of the area will see freezen precip. right now, things could change, we're still 24 hours away, but right now, it looks like a couple of inches of snow. here is your advisory i mentioned. winter weather advisory goes into effect tomorrow morning at 3:00 a.m. through 6:00 saturday. right now, it is just across the northern tier of maryland pushing out into western maryland and west virginia. but the weather service is making some indications that it will likely get a little closer to washington. it might even include the district. they will reassess later today. we have a winter weather advisory off to the north and west where they're most confident that we'll get self inches of snow. across northern maryland, you might see 3 or 4 inches of snow early tomorrow morning. let's
and they are afraid they can't get them and use them. >> reporter: the nation's big city mayors sent a letter to president calling for a ban on assault weapons and on high- capacity magazines. a strengthening of the current law on background checks. mark warner said he's rethinking his previous pro-nra position on gun control. >> when my daughters asked me friday night, dad, you're in the senate y can't we put reasonable restrictions on assault weapons or the rapid- fire ammunition clips. i didn't have a good enough answer for them. >> reporter: he thinks restrictions on gun sales and possession are exactly the wrong approach. >> let's try something different. let's do what the israelis do. school staff. armed, trained. >> reporter: virginia governor bob mcdonough ordered an audit of school safety procedures and he said he's disinclined to jump to quick conclusions. >> i don't have any policy recommendations that i'm making on arming teachers or anything else at this point. i'm suggesting our school audits need to be looked at, find ways to implementetter and exper say they would recommend to
are taking a live look at giant in brentwood this morning, one of several locations helping us out this year with stuff a truck. we've teamed one the capital area food bank to raise awareness about hunger here in the d.c. region and get you to help us stuff their truck with needed food items. that is i believe where our wisdom martin is at that location in brentwood. we'll be talking to him and holly morris this morning. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm allison seymour in for wisdom who is in brentwood for stuff a truck. our phone bank is open for business. if you would like to help out but can't really get to one of those locations today, we've got you covered on the phone. you can start calling right now. that number to donate any amount really, is 202-895-3307. at the bottom of your screen, there is information on how can you donate by text or online. we've got you covered. >> oh, yeah. we have made it easy for you. any form possible. it is so much fun every year. hearing the music. >> you feel like you are actually doing something. >> you really are doing something. >> let's say hello to you, g
of a barricade. police say the incident started about 10:30 last night. u.s. marshals arrived at an apartment to serve a warrant in the 1800 block of greenwich woods drive in adelphi. oneperson is still inside the home right now and is believed to be arm the. we will continue to bring you updates as they become available. >>> also in prince george's county, the hunt is for a group of men would broke into i home and shot a person inside. this happened just before 2:30 this morning in oxon hill. the victim says the suspects burst into the home demanding cash and jewelry. the victim was taken to the hospital with nonlife- threatening injuries. >>> there are positive signs on a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. speaker of the house john boehner was back at the white house last night for his second meeting in last week and there is talk about a new deal between the president and speaker boehner. staffers are not saying what they discussed but senate leadership is telling members to be ready to return to work starting next week. they could take up boehner's proposal from friday when he offered a tax
tomorrow it will cost you more to use the dulles toll road. tolls will increase by 25 cents to $1.75. tolls will increase to $1 on the on and off ramps. >> less than 15 hours until we ring in 2013. a look at the preparations for the big night plus reading some of your big hopes for the new year. >> and if you are looking to celebrate with bubbly, don't miss our next segment. perfect champaign for every price range when we come back.  >>> let the count down begin. 2013 is less than 24 hours away now and in preparation for the big celebration in new york city is in full swing. yesterday workers tested the iconic crystal ball that will drop at midnight. more than 32,000 lightsand 33,000 crystals. the nypd says it will have beefed up police presence to ensure everyone stays safe. on our facebook page we asked you for your hopes for the new year. hopes the financial burdeneds and everyone starts loving one another. live love and laugh. bernie wished for a dominant year of trophies for dc. and world series in october/november. to see the other comments and post your own, log on to o
backbc the tax hikes in the daily or two.il shawn? >> thank you.u. >>> mark joins us.ns from are reports that we know now there will not be a house vote on the fiscal cliff packagk tonight. what are you hearing? what are the chances in what's going on? >> the u.s. congress has taken incomplete, remember that, you would call the registrar and, or your professor, and you took an incomplete, and that's what they've done. mcdonnell and the democratsdemo could get something done in terms of taxes, and it's a stage of process, but in terms of the whole bargain, they want more time of the what republicans didn't want to have blamedblam monday them is that they increased taxes on the middle class, and so maybe tim kainey was prophetic.ti he said let's just settle atse 500,000.tt they settled at 450,000, and noo move to the tougher stuff later. >> we've seen a lot of frustration and it's not justjus the americans who will be affected. lawmakers also fed up, maryland senator, the longer serving woman in the senate, said i, lived through 9/11, i've lived through impeachment of a president, but this
the license today. karen gray houston has the latest for us. >> reporter: some have waited a long time for this tate. there was no stampedes to apply for the marriage licenses but a trickle. clearly same-sex marriage is a real life changer. one couple we met wants to tie the knot and realizes it's a big step. >> reporter: meet karen, the general manager of the store. sitting in the lobby of the montgomery county circuit court. show thought this day would never come. >> so excited. i can't believe this day is here. i can't believe it. been waiting a long time. >> reporter: the longtime partner of 29 yearstions the spotlight and doesn't want to be identified. >> there is purchases and people don't believe in who we are and what we stand for and u unfortunately, they don't want this to happen. the people of maryland spoke. >> reporter: a majority of maryland voters cruised -- [ indiscernible ] effective january 1st. governor o'malley signed a proclamation thursday affirming that popular vote. attorney general doug gansler wrote a legal opinion last week that would allow gay couples to get
the national christmas tree, highlights from tonight's pageant of peace. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm will thomas. >> i'm shawn yancy. >>> we begin with a frightening of george washington university. someone tried to sexually assault a woman in a restroom. >> police have their hands full with several burglaries all within the last 36 hours. fox 5's audrey barnes has tonight's news alert. >> those burglaries happened in the ivory tower residence hall this afternoon. around the corner in rice hall a female employee was attacked in a third floor bathroom on tuesday. the incidents have triggered a flurry of security alerts across the downtown campus. there's a guard posted at front desk rice hall on i street now after someone tried to sexually assault a female employee in a third floor bathroom. when she walked in, the suspect turned the light out and jumped her. she fought back and he fled. from now on no one can get in or out of the building without a g world card or escort. security has been ramped up, too, at the ivory tower residence hall after police say two girls went from room t
'm veronique. >> it's the symbol of our country, yet many of us don't know the proper ways of handling our national flag. carly got some tips from the experts. >> we're in baltimore, at historic fort mchenry. during the war of 1812, this is where the battle was fought that inspired francis scott key to write "the star-spangled banner," so it's the perfect place to learn about the right way to handle our flag. patrick rawle is a park ranger. but today, he's wearing a uniform from colonial times. don't let that bright-red color confuse you. >> to arms! the redcoats are coming! the redcoats are coming! >> so, could you explain your uniform for us? >> i am dressed as a musician in the united states corps of artillery. musicians wore red so officers could easily spot them on the field of battle. all right, guys! one quick thing! when the flag starts to pull as i'm raising it, you got to let go, okay? >> do you raise the flag every single day, even if no one's here? >> that is correct. we are mandated by law. president truman, in 1948, declared that fort mchenry should fly the flag 24/7, 365 day
reporting live for us from newtown, connecticut. >>> the connecticut school shooting is sparking dialogue and action on the gun control debate. dick's sporting food is temporarily halting the sale of all rifles. others are calling on schools to arm their teachers. something virginia governor says can't be rushed. >> i don't have any policy recommendations that i'm making on arming teachers or anything else at this point. i'm suggesting our school audits need to be looked at and find ways to implement them better and find out what the experts would recommend to protect our schools wetter. >> mark warner said he's rethinking his previous pro nra position. martin o'malley will introduce registration aimed at preventing mass shootings. last friday's shooting raises new questions. >>> for the first time since the shooting we're hearing from the nra. the organization released a statement today saying we were shocked, saddened and heartbroken by the news of the murders in newtown. out of the respect of families and common decency we've given time for mourning, prayer and a full investigation of
working at schools carry firearms? virginia governor bob mcdon gnu weighs in for us and a national retailer yanks rifles. >>> police are investigating a high school student after reports he made threatening comments. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm will thomas in for brian. the people of newtown are continuing the agonizing task of laying to rest the victims. >> we're learning more about what happened in the moments following the attack. jennifer davis is in newtown with the latest. >> reporter: it does not feel like christmas is days away in newtown where the community buried two more 6-year-olds today and a man that lived near the school shared his memories helping students. christmas stockings carefully hung bearing the name of each child. these women decking out a tree, a simple reminder of the season marred by funerals. james mattioli and jessica rekos. he didn't know why they were there but took them into his home hearing about the attack firsthand. >> this boy said we can't go back. we can't go back to the school. we can't go back. we don't have a teacher. >> reporter: rosen said so
>>> good morning. a hook at the u.s. capitol dome this morning. it's cold start to your day. temperatures in the 30s out this and probably colder in some areas. we'll check in with gwen in just a second. >> first. >> three, two, one! >> and with that, the first family flipped the switch lighting the national christmas tree. a huge crowd came out for the lighting on the ellipse last night. this marks the 90. >>> tree for the tree lighting ceremony. i'm sarah simmons. welcome to fox 5 morning news. a huge day here on fox 5. today is our annual stuff a truck food drive. we are teaming up with the capital area food bank. wisdom martin will join us just a bit later on this morning from a stuff a truck location. we'll have everything you need to know if you want to donate as well. first, let's get to gwen tolbart in for tucker barnes. it is cold out there. >> it is nippy. you want to make sure you are tressed warm. satellite-radar composite showing you plenty of clouds. could see some patchy fog this morning. current temperatures, 39 at reagan national airport. 3 at dulles. 33 at
and the countdown to kickoff at fed ex field. thank you for joining us for the news at 10. i'm maureen umeh. attention-filled weekend as lawmakers try to beat the fiscal cliff clock and the redskins host the cowboys in one of the most crucial games of the season. we'll get to those stories in a moment. first, it was not quite the winter wonderland many of us hoped for. for a few hours, many of us saw the snow make an appearance today and now that most has turned to slush, forecasters are worried that near-freezeing temperatures could make for a dangerous situation on the road. tucker barnes has more. >> reporter: could be a couple of icy spots out there late, particularly north and west and we got the snow during the day anywhere between a trace and maybe two inches, if you have to the west of the city. let's go to the maps then, again, the system new winding down. you can see the last of it. there you go. pushing up now north and east of new york city. and still some leftover snow into connecticut and to boston and providence and they're getting leftovers. for us, the cloud cover and some
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